Brown Swiss Association

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If you own a registered Brown Swiss animal, including RF, ID and IDR females, you are eligible for membership within the National Brown Swiss Association.



800 Pleasant Street, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511-5456
Ph: 608-365-4474 • Fax: 608-365-5577 • E-mail:

The Brown Swiss Association was established in 1880, registers about 10,000 animals per year and serves about 1800 combined adult and junior members. It is governed by a 10-person board of directors elected by and from the membership.
BSCBA Mission Statement... To promote and expand the Brown Swiss breed with programs that assist the membership and industry to compete favorably in the market place now and in the future.
Today’s U.S. breeders have built upon the breed’s rich heritage to develop a worldwide demand for their cattle in both the show ring and commercial dairy herd.

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News Stories


Brown Swiss fertility haplotype BH14

By Paul VanRaden, Dan Null, and Norm Magnussen

Switzerland last year began reporting a new lethal haplotype in Brown Swiss (BH14) causing early pregnancy loss. Brown Swiss USA received a list of 1,254 carrier bulls from Switzerland and the Animal Genomics and Improvement Lab (AGIL) compared those to haplotype calls for BH14 from CDCB data for the same bulls.

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Creating opportunities, fulfilling dreams

Weeks expands Swiss herd to benefit on-farm processing
By Danielle Nauman

            RINGOES, New Jersey – Growing up next door to a family dairy farm in central New Jersey, Jared Weeks witnessed a life he thought he would like to lead and, from there, a passion for the dairy industry – and eventually the Brown Swiss cow – began to grow.

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